Period
to 26 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Administrator
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 41 124
Rank change year-on-year -38 +83 -29
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 13 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.43% 5.02% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 5.43% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 28
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £310 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -2.75% -6.25%
10th Percentile £375 £290 £271
90th Percentile £541 £388 £491
North East median daily rate £400 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +28.00% +4.17% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £35.00
North East median hourly rate - - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 875 829 2,350
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 92.52% 90.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 563 1,601
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £393 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% +13.64% -17.50%
10th Percentile £224 £236 £224
90th Percentile £588 £550 £500
North East median daily rate £390 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +7.59% +8.21% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 55 118
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.75 £25.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% -7.41% +80.00%
10th Percentile £9.22 £10.00 £10.29
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £35.08
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% -16.67% +80.00%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBA in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 13 £400 +29.03%
DBA
North East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
4 6 (46.15%) Open Source
4 6 (46.15%) MySQL
4 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
4 6 (46.15%) Unix
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (38.46%) Data Guard
5 5 (38.46%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (30.77%) Ansible
6 4 (30.77%) Kanban
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (46.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
1 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Kanban
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) OCP
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (38.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Data Guard
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle